April 2020

Top Graphic Designers in Washington DC

Looking at a graphic, you may not even think about all the work that went into creating that image, and this is why graphic design is so important. It allows others to see images and convey ideas, feelings, and emotions. Finding a design firm to successfully execute your goals can be hard. Luckily, Washington DC has a plethora of graphic design companies to choose from.

Discover and connect with graphic designers in Washington DC to learn more about their case studies, success stories, and client reviews. Take a look at their customer feedback, notable projects, and previous clients of these companies to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Graphic Design Firms in Washington DC

  • 1

    Grafik Marketing Communications

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Alexandria, VA

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Grafik Marketing Communications to bring their UX and UI design needs to the next level. Based in Virginia, Grafik Marketing Communications was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Grafik Marketing Communications provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 40% Other
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    Branding A Tech Startup, Capella...

    How do you reach customers from space? That was the challenge facing one of San Francisco’s brightest startups. Grafik helped out by establishing a clear path to prospects. Led by some of the most brilliant young...
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    Place Branding to Connect The...

    Buzzard Point is a historic Washington, D.C. landmark, the final jewel in the crown of the Capitol Riverfront Community—the District’s fastest growing neighborhood. With beautiful new residences, retail spaces...
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    Building A Brand Architecture For...

    Highly esteemed by fellow developers, local civic leaders, and more than 4,000 homeowners, EYA has always been a successful company. But when its leadership came to Grafik, our strategists suggested a major shift in the...
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    Driving Awareness For The Cystic...

    Awe-inspiring advances in the treatment of cystic fibrosis have added tomorrows for thousands now living with what was formerly seen as a pediatric disease. Our long-time client, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, plays a...
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    Henninger Media Services

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Arlington, VA

    This established video production company counts major brands like National Geographic among their clients. Based in Virginia, Henninger Media Services brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Tangled Bank creates products for clients around the world. They turned to Henninger Media Services for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Henninger Media Services delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 20% Graphic Design
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    National PTA: Dues Increase...

    National PTA needed to inform its nationwide membership about an upcoming dues increase and help people understand how the increase would be used.
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    CTA Foundation: Helping Improve...

    Two videos were created to introduce the CTA Foundation’s work helping seniors and people with disabilities improve their quality of life using technology and to help drive donations to the organization.
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    National PTA: Back to School with...

    Part of a series of three filmed around the country, this video helps celebrate the back-to-school partnership between Office Depot and National PTA.
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    Zebrafish: Practically People –...

    Award-winning documentary on the lifesaving biomedical research being done with zebrafish, the humble aquarium fish.
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    Xtreme Websites

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Kensington, MD

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Xtreme Websites has provided web development work for clients like Chicago Fire and Cop Shop. Based in Washington, Xtreme Websites brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Classic Custom Uniforms was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Xtreme Websites created not only their most recognizable web presence but the entirety of their customer-facing web experience. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Xtreme Websites designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Other
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    Puntzan Canopy

    Overview Puntzan Canopy is an outdoor adventure company that specializes in Canopy Tours. With an amazing landscape and a variety of adventures, they have become the favorite place for adventure seekers in Baños Ecuador...
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    Fun Lifestyle Vacations

    Overview Fun Lifestyle Vacations is the online marketing platform for members of the famous Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club & Resort. Problem LHVC website was an informational overload. With over 20 separate...
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    G&L Trophies & Gifts

    Overview G&L Trophies & Gifts is a store founded by a retired firefighter and a retired police officer. With over 30 years in existence, they have been serving the community by providing quality fire and police...
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    Classic Custom Uniforms

    Overview Classic Custom Uniforms provides high quality security uniform and equipment to government agencies and private security companies. Problem CCU had had exponential growth, however their workload became...
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    W Street Design

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    Freelancer
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    W STREET DESIGN has provided branding solutions for huge names like the Equality Chamber of Commerce as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This DC-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When their client needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to W STREET DESIGN. W STREET DESIGN completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 25% Other
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    Equality Chamber of Commerce...

    The Equality Chamber of Commerce wanted a look that reflected their bold new vision for the organization. That vision centered on equality as the core principle. We created a logo that spoke to this vision, and to ECC’s...
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    DFFRNTWRLD®

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Dc, DC

    DFFRNTWRLD® specializes in lifestyle branding and offers solutions for brands that are plant-based, ethical, and eco-friendly. They are experts in advertising, branding, and marketing strategy for both small firms and mid-market businesses.

    One of DFFRNTWRLD®’s projects involved working with CAVALHEIRO. DFFRNTWRLD® provided brand identity services and designed their website. The entire project was completed in only 30 days.

    SERVICES
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Branding
    • 70% Other
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    Creative Consulting for...

    Brand Strategy, Creative Consulting
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    The Waterhole Community Juice Bar...

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Packaging Design, Web, Merch/Apparel Design, Interior Design
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    Siguri International Branding

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Web
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    Eat For Beauty Brand Identity

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity Design, Merchandise/Apparel Design
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    Essence Studios

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Gurgaon, India

    Essence Studios brings brands to the next level with video production, having done so for companies in a range of markets. Focused on helping expand brands’ ability to attract their target audience, this India-based firm offers an emphasis on videos that explain complex concepts in engaging ways.

    One example of Essence Studios’s experience is their work for ecommerce companies looking to create video content without breaking the bank. Essence Studios helps them target their weak points with the assistance of a keen eye for detail and years of expertise in video production.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 20% Graphic Design
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    App Promo | What's Deleted |...

    Video is one of the most popular content forms and an impressive video has the power to captivate the audience and increase your customer base. We at Essence Studios give wings to your ideas. Our creative team will help...
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    2D Explainer Video | Digital...

    With an experienced and creative team that is well-versed in the development and execution of explainer video projects, we have assisted clients from a wide variety of industries and verticals across the world.  
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    Whiteboard Animation Video

    Utilizing graphics to connect with your audience is not a new concept. Ever since human shave learned to communicate, they have used drawings to explain concepts that are otherwise difficult to get across. 
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    App Explainer | All Video...

    Video is one of the most popular content forms and an impressive video has the power to captivate the audience and increase your customer base. We at Essence Studios give wings to your ideas. Our creative team will help...
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    August Jackson

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $250,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Many enterprise clients count August Jackson as their dependable video production experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Chicago-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One August Jackson client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and August Jackson has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 25% Graphic Design
    • 25% Other
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    Northwell Health 'Outpacing the...

    In planning the public launch of Northwell Health’s ‘Outpacing the Impossible’ Campaign, our challenge: How will we inspire loyal supporters of Northwell’s 23 community hospitals and research institutes to invest...
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    Constellation Brands: Wine &...

    AJ developed a theme and produced Constellation Brands National Sales & Marketing meeting to align and rally audiences to “Rise to the Occasion” for the upcoming year, a nod to meeting the consumer at the...
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    LAI Live

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    LAI Live has been helping out events and conventions manage effectively since 2013, with some of their projects even winning awards. The firm specializes not only in event marketing and planning but also branding and marketing strategy assistance, mainly targeted towards mid-market businesses.

    As an example of their work, LAI Live once helped host the 50th anniversary of The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). The goal was to let attendees experience an event that the organization has never held before, and with the help of their chosen liquid gold theme, the whole event was a success, leaving the client more than satisfied with the results.
     

    SERVICES
    • 40% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 20% Other
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    IFA 2019: Creating A Buzz in Las...

    Wanting to play off one of the hot event trends this year, FOMO, LAI Live designed a Media Booth that played host to a variety of activities. The main events each day were dedicated to in-depth interviews with key...
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    Behind-The-Look: The Association...

    Having tapped into the colorful landscape of Phoenix for their previous event last year, they were concerned that their upcoming event in our nation’s capital would become dominated by traditional red, white, and blue...
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    Reaching for the Stars to...

    We started by taking an overall look at the space and how we could create areas in the open courtyard based on the client’s need for receptions, dinner programming, and an after party.  Focusing on the main stage, we...
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    Employee Owned 2019

    When LAI Live client, The ESOP Association, was transforming their annual Las Vegas conference into a new, engaging experience for its attendees, they looked to us to design a visual brand that would capture the energy of...
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    Pomerantz Marketing

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Annapolis, MD

    With experience from various industries, Pomerantz Marketing knows the ins and outs of B2B marketing in different environments. The agency specializes in branding, marketing strategy, and content marketing primarily catered towards mid-market businesses in the government and IT sectors, using their extensive knowledge of WordPress.

    The LiRo Group is just one of many clients that worked with Pomerantz Marketing. The group needed a website for their leading architecture, engineering, and construction ventures. The website was given an upgrade by Pomerantz Marketing with content development, site design, and graphic design as part of the project.
     

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 40% Other
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    The LiRo Group Website Design and...

    The LiRo Group (LiRo) is one of the leading Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) companies in the U.S. With recent acquisitions and the creation of new business units, LiRo is growth-focused. The company...
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    DS Smith Trade Show Design and...

    Pomerantz developed messaging strategy, content and designs to support the promotion of DS Smith’s Greencoat® product as well as other offerings in North America. Trade show design and management included messaging...
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    IST Marketing Campaigns

    Pomerantz developed campaigns to promote IST and their events, including campaign strategy, content development, graphic design, campaign management and deployment, and monitoring, analytics and refinements.
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    Gray & Son Brand & Identity

    As a leading regional provider of construction products and services, Gray & Son recognized the need to elevate their brand in order to attract a wider range of customers. Pomerantz worked closely with this...
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    BoBella Brands

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Bethesda, MD

    BoBella Brands counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Maryland-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted branding work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. BoBella Brands helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 45% Other
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    Nutrition Website

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    Socila Media - Service Focused

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    Fitness Marketing Collateral

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    Responsive Website